Call for Presenters

Presenter Eligibility

To be considered, presenters must possess the technical expertise necessary to present on a subject effectively, and meet the following:

  • Be a member of the African diaspora;

  • Have received OR teaches specialized training on subject of presentation; and

  • Have extensive experience including practical application or research involving subject of presentation.

Presenter Benefits

  • Presenters will contribute toward increasing self-sufficiency in our communities

  • Promotion of your/your organization's name and credentials on our website, and in all electronic and print marketing materials, where appropriate

  • Recognition of your expertise by SCSN, BSN and attendees

  • Rights and use of final video presentation

  • Networking opportunities and on-site support for local presenters by attendees

  • All presentations have been provided as in-kind contributions for our community, all presentations provided online only will follow suit. However, to respect the time and energy of those able to host in-person workshops, a financial contribution will be provided from registration fees.

Notification of Selection

Selected presenters (online) with proposals submitted by September 1 will be notified of their selection by email no later than Friday, September 10, 2021. 

Selection Criteria

Applications will be selected according to the following criteria:

  • All sections of the application are complete

  • Presentation description is clearly written

  • Learning objectives are clearly stated

  • Content aligns with summit theme

  • Session structure and organization are clearly defined

  • Presenters have sufficient experience and knowledge of the subject matter

  • Presentation is not used to solely market products or services, and is free from commercial bias

Summit Theme

Interested in presenting at our 6th Annual Black Sustainability Summit October 16, 2021?

Our Theme This Year Is "Leveraging Resources to Reach the Next Level of Sustainability"


  • Do you have resources that will shift the current paradigm around sustainability?

  • What grants/investors are in your field?

  • What economic opportunities are in your field?

  • What new trends or financial resources are in your field?

  • Have you had success with specific resources/grants? Come share your success story(ies)!!

Presentation Topics

We are calling for summit workshop proposals that offer unique educational experiences for those interested in self-sufficiency.


ONLINE PRESENTERS - We are seeking current and relevant information within these ten fields:


  • Alternative Economics

  • Alternative Energy

  • Community Development

  • Education & Cultural Preservation

  • Eco-Building/Housing

  • Green Lifestyle/Beauty/ Fashion

  • Sustainable Agriculture & Land Management

  • Waste

  • Water

  • Wholistic Health

  • Youth Panel

Black Sustainability, Inc. and the Black Sustainability Network invite you to submit a proposal to present at its 2021 6th Annual Summit as a presenter online.  


Members of the African diaspora are invited to submit online presentation/workshop proposals between 15 - 35 minutes.

Proposal Submission Deadline

Sept. 1, 2021 11:59pm EST